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The end of the Great New Zealand Weekend?

This clip from a 1977 current affairs documentary expresses the fear that a change in shopping hours could lead to the end of the weekend as a New Zealand institution. Change came a few years later with the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Act 1980.

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Peter Clayworth, 'Weekends - The modern weekend, 1980 to the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 April 2024)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 5 Sep 2013